Roller Rink Rental Policies

Reservations and Payments:  Reservations must be booked online; available starting 40 days in advance. The fee is due at the time of booking. If you wish to use a Chipper Card to book, call 503-233-5777 or email M-F between 9 AM and 4 PM. You may book back-to-back timeslots. Only credit/debit cards or Oaks Park Chipper Cards will be accepted at on-site registers; no cash sales.

Additional Skaters: You may add additional skaters (up to 700 total skaters) for $10 per hour, per person. After booking your 10-person rental, Oaks Park Events will reach out with info about how to add additional skaters.

Food/Beverage: Outside food/beverages are prohibited. The rink cafe will not be operational during your rental.  Self-service vending machines available.  Beer/wine service available for purchase with a credit/debit card. 

Skates: Skate rental is included at no additional charge; skaters may choose from conventional, inline, low-profile, or artistic skates. Personal skates are welcome, subject to inspection.

Skate Shop: The Skate Shop may operate during your rental time as a separate, retail space subject to separate capacity limitations. Boot fittings, equipment assembly, and/or equipment maintenance may require a separate appointment.

Music: You may bring your own plug-and-play device to play music through the rink's sound system or may opt to play Oaks Park's preloaded playlists (family-friendly top-40s mix). Your device must have a 3.5mm headphone jack. You may have an outside DJ; paid performers are required to complete a separate policy acknowledgment and provide a certificate of insurance. A live pipe organist is available for a separate fee of $100 per hour; contact to add the organist to your reservation.

Lockers: Coin-operated lockers available.

Safe Skating Practices: Headgear, headsets, Bluetooth headphones, and sunglasses may not be worn while roller skating. Hats may not be worn while skating except when secured with a hat clip. Loose items are not permitted on the skating floor, e.g., cell phones, cameras, stuffed animals, etc. Loose clothing draped around the body may not be taken on the skating floor. All guests must wear skates to be on the skating floor unless permission has been obtained from the on-duty Rink Manager. For everyone's safety, the following behaviors are prohibited: jumping, fast or reckless skating, weaving, zigzagging, and practicing roller derby moves through traffic. Pushing, shoving, racing, chasing, or playing tag is not permitted anywhere in the Roller Rink. All skaters must keep moving while on the skating floor; skaters may not stop and stand along the sidewalls or eat and drink over the walls. No one may pick up and/or carry anyone while wearing skates, including parents of small children. Sitting on, or jumping over, the sidewalls is not allowed. Violation of any of these rules may result in eviction from the premises without refunds. Report all conflicts and safety concerns to the staff.

Trash: Trash and recycling receptacles are provided by Oaks Park within the rink. Trash/recycling will be removed by Oaks Park staff throughout the event.

Restrooms: The Roller Rink restrooms will be available during the private rental. Oaks Park staff will stock/tidy the restrooms as needed.

Public Events: Additional rules, requirements, and fees apply to events that are open to the public. All public events must supply a certificate of insurance naming Oaks Park Association as a certificate holder. Contact us for more info.

Photo Sessions/FIlming Events: The fee structure and rules for film/photo projects at the Oaks Park Roller Rink differ from the private rental program; you may not book a filming event through the online platform. Contact a minimum of 72 hours before the date/time listed on your ticket.

Additional Policies: Please view our guest guidelines page for more info.


Additional Policies Applicable to Non-profit Roller Rink Rentals

Discount: The non-profit discount is 25% off the retail rental rate. You must provide a 501(c)(3) EIN that will be validated by our staff through the IRS database.

Number of Skaters: The minimum number of paid skaters required to qualify for the non-profit discount is 25. You are welcome to have fewer than 25 people at your event, but the minimum charge for 25 skaters will apply.

Reservations: Non-profit reservations must be booked through the Oaks Park Events Department a minimum of 72 hours in advance; complete the Non-profit Rink Rental Request Form. Non-profit discount rental reservations cannot be made through our online store.


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